Eternal record

Liverpool to bone marrow
Robert Paisley was a member of the coaching staff of Bill Shankly, in which Liverpool first returned to the top division in the 1960s, then entered the European arena for…

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Franz Beckenbauer became the first in the history of football
Franz Beckenbauer became the first in the history of football who managed to win the world champion title, being first a player, and then a coach of the German national…

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The pearl of Mozambique - the hero of Portugal
The world knows the great football player only as Eusebio, but his full name is three times longer. When he was just starting to play, it never occurred to anyone…

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The story of how a soccer ball fell to Earth from space and came back

In 1986, the Challenger shuttle exploded 73 seconds after the flight began, thus ending the lives of seven members of the NASA team. The ship scattered into 14 tons of debris that could be found – they all scattered across the ocean’s water surface, and a special search team was forced to search for the remains of the crew’s bodies among them. Continue reading

Matches with sacrifices and the ball “hovering” in the air, or How different nations of different eras played football

The World Cup forced to follow this game even those who are indifferent to it at the usual time and do not understand the subtleties of the rules. What can we say about the fans who do not miss a single match of their favorite team – they now can not even think about anything else. Continue reading

The most unusual football team: “Sands Utd” plays when one of the players dies a child

Most football players dream of fame and admiration in the eyes of fans, but not these men who have joined the team called “Sands Utd”. Each of their games is a kind of hymn to a dead child who has never had a chance to live, this is a therapy for the fathers themselves, which helps to cope with their grief. Continue reading

Little-known photographs of the “King of Football” of the 20th century by the legendary Pele

Pele – the legendary Brazilian attacking midfielder and the only player in the world, three times became a world champion as a player. At the age of 7, Pele began to play for the local children’s team, where he was distinguished by a very entertaining and productive game, and at the age of 15 he entered the big football arena … Continue reading

Truth and fiction about the “death match” – the football battle of Soviet athletes and Nazi gunners

The Great Patriotic War is remembered by many grand battles in which Soviet soldiers defended the independence of their homeland. But in the history of the confrontations of the USSR and Nazi Germany there is one unique battle, which took place not on the battlefield, but on the soccer field. This is a match between the Ukrainian team “Start” and the German anti-aircraft gunners “Flakelf”, later called the “death match”. Continue reading

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Golden Zlatan
Zlatan Ibrahimovic (born 1981) He is one of the best strikers in Europe. In fact, Zlatan was very close to deciding the fate of the Golden Ball in his personal…

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King of the Royal Club
Alfredo di Stefano (1926 - 2014) He played in the Argentinian clubs “River Plate” and “Huracan”, the Colombian club “Millionaros”, the Spanish clubs “Real” Madrid and “Espanyol”. In 1947–1961, he…

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Rivaldo
With the light hand of Pele, who forty years ago, with the help of journalists, set forth the story of his ascent to the peak of fame, the new stars…

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GERD MULLER
Gerd Muller owns a whole constellation of football records. He was the top scorer of the world championships (until 2010) - scored 14 goals. The best scorer of the German…

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